Base Line…Lake Water

The Lake…Is our common,  front yard element..

People are still bathing and washing boats in lakes ..,adding nutrients…under the PERCEIVED idea that Bio Degradable Soap is ok .

NOT

The nutrients that we add to the lakes- especially phosphorous- are a major water quality problem. These extra nutrients cause excessive plant growth and the algae build-up you see on your boat’s hull and along shorelines. If we don’t cut down on nutrient loading, we’ll have cloudy water, unpleasant tastes and odours, and a lot fewer fish.   A very  good description by MLA

Bio Degradable Soap best described by the link here …Muskoka Watershed.

 

 

Bryozoans ….Moss Animal ish

Bryozoans picture , about 25 mm high, on the side on my dock a few years ago. ..and  usually repeating every summer.   The coral of fresh water lakes.

Research is being done on this harmless plankton eating prehistoric deal..  for cancer cures.

The colonies start with a single near microscopic zooid, which asexually reproduces until it’s got an entire army of clones to hang out with.

Bryozoans are usually an indicator of good water quality, and should not be disturbed or removed from the water.

More ..Bryozoans

 

 

Since 2006

OK..last post on this topic…

.” General  Quote from video ” Premier Ford promising over next 7 days to discuss the Muskoka River Water Management Plan which, is suggested.., controls Muskoka  Lakes over 200 kilometers or watershed and will discuss a plan to better control water levels